If you think it is sickening for a KGB-trained thug, turned chief of state of a country that has been described as a "third world country with nuclear missiles," to lecture the United States on the meaning of law, then you are in good company.
The Obama administration's handling of its self-imposed, ad hoc invention of a crisis in Syria started off as drama, moved headlong to farce and has now devolved directly into tragedy. And no tragedy ends well.
Meanwhile, Vladimir Putin is proving who has - well you fill in the space.
Get your mind out of the gutter - I was thinking of "who has greater experience and expertise in power politics."
Moscow's machine politics pretty clearly overcomes Chicago's.